Your chance to see the big names in running all in one place
Your chance to see the big names in running all in one place

London Marathon Expo

The Running Show has been open since Wednesday with an array of celebrity interviews, expert advice and exhibitors showing everything from retro headbands to the latest GPS devices. It’s a great place for visitors to soak up the inspiring atmosphere of the marathon and entry is FREE - so family, friends and running companions are all welcome.

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Centre Stage at the Virgin Money London Marathon expo

Centre Stage

Celebrities running the marathon AND the world’s fastest marathon runners will be found at Centre Stage - as well as a panel of experts giving invaluable advice to get you feeling race-day-ready plus there's opportunity to win great prizes in a range of fun games!
Geoff Wightman

Make the most of race day with Geoff Wightman

Commonwealth Games marathoner, 15-time London Marathon announcer and Centre Stage host, will guide you through the plans to make and pitfalls to avoid.
Martin Yelling

Prepare your mind and body with Martin Yelling

Motivational marathon coach Martin Yelling will reveal how to adopt a positive mindset to get you through 26.2 miles and fine-tune your final preparations.
Anita Bean

Fuel to rule with Anita Bean

Sport and exercise nutritionist and author Anita Bean will advise you on what to eat and drink in the lead up to Race Day and during the marathon itself.
Mo Farah

Mo Farah, Eliud Kipchoge, Liz Yelling plus loads of other celeb's

Multiple Olympic and world track champion, the reigning three-time Virgin Money London Marathon champion and marathon world record and two-time Olympian and 2006 Commonwealth Games bronze-medal winner take centre stage.
Big Pink Dress

The Big Pink Dress

Colin Burgin-Plews is a legend in fundraising and makes sure he stands out from the crowd as 'The Man in the Big Pink Dress'. He has raised over £100,000 for a number of charities and is your man for the dos and don'ts of fundraising.
Rob Deering

Plus more...

Interviews with David Weir, Nell McAndrew, Jack Rayner, Barbara's Revolutionaries, Mary Keitany, Dewi Griffiths, Rob Deering plus sessions on injury advice, inspirational talks and short films.
Inspire and Inform Stage at the Virgin Money London Marathon expo

Inspire and Inform Stage

Runner’s World magazine is brought to life on the new Inspire & Inform stage at the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon Running Show. Be motivated, energised and entertained by fascinating talks and discussions on running, fitness and wellbeing from an incredible line-up of speakers.


Helping take your running to another level you'll be inspired by international races, charities, running magazines and a vast range of health and fitness products and services.


Get instant access to charity place details including how to sign up.

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